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CAD Designer Drafter

Simsbury, Connecticut, 06070, United States
January 16, 2017

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PJ Fusco

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Experienced CAD Designer and Drafter who produces quality and efficient designs under tight project deadlines. With over 10 years in the Mechanical and Electrical field, I am proficient at providing a “concept” to “production” design in an engineering environment and strive to implement work processes that will lower overhead & also increase productivity. With a diverse manufacturing background and high degree of creativity, I often demonstrate characteristics and skills that will allow me to progress in my element and take the initiative to embark on every given challenge. EXPERIENCE:

Solar Designer/Drafter (Contract) 11/2015 to present GMI Solar/GM Industries, Tolland, CT

(Software: Solidworks, Edrawings, Microsoft Office)

Consult with decision makers; analyze sites and present system designs that align client's distinct needs and goals.

Process Solar Tracker sheet metal parts, structural beams, panels & drawings for shop fabrication and inspection.

Determine solar structure assemblies & configurations utilizing customer specs & layouts for General Arrangements. Burner and Piping Designer/Drafter 04/2014 to 05/2015 Zeeco Inc., Plainville, CT

(Software: Inventor, AutoCAD Mechanical, Microsoft Office)

Assigned to help develop Mechanical Specifications and Requirements to design appropriate Burner equipment

(GB and Free-jet series) and Burner piping for the Zeeco Application and Customer Arrangement Project Scopes.

Interact with Engineers as needed to ensure accurate & effective documentation prior to beginning production.

Utilized Autodesk Inventor & AutoCAD Mechanical for all phases of the burner design product process including burner sheet metal components, piping & flange parts, assemblies, and drawings per ANSI/ASME Y14.5 standards.

Developed piping layouts and drawings using P&IDs, plot plans, and cut sheets for wind box and burner connections.

Customized outside piping control fuel skid preparations per Customer facility layouts.

Commended for strengths in project completion lead times and satisfying product functional specifications. Mechanical & Electrical CAD Designer/Drafter 09/2006 to 10/2013 Alstom Power, Inc., Windsor, CT

(Software: Inventor, Solidworks, AutoCAD, Teamcenter, Visio, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office)

Tasked to a R&D team dynamic to research and develop new designs on existing Limelight Product Flame Scanner line and ensure all project deadlines and equivalent documentation and conditions were met.

Successful implementation of goal & expectations embedded into engineering product kickoff meetings.

Designed and maintained Gas, Oil and Power parts and models in 3D Solidworks, then convert & remodel for corresponding Alstom projects using Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD for vault and server access.

Integration of the product development phase with key supplier to ensure a great product is designed at target.

Developed a process to blur party lines between engineering departments with products used on multiple platforms.

Administrated and reviewed all aspects of ECO’s (Engineering Change Orders) & related shop documentation.

Managed all phases of Electrical Dept.’s needs for printed circuit board layouts, wiring, & electro-mechanical parts.

Involved in the process and instrumentation (P&ID) of air valve trains per electrical diagrams, schematics, markups, company and vendor blueprints.

Organized and configured custom sheet metal panels, Nema Enclosures, structural rack layouts, customer specific igniter control equipment of valve trains, HEI rod sparks, control cabinets, electrical modules & oil flow controls.

(Patents: Exacta Flame Scanner Module: Patent # US 7,646,005; Exacta Wind Shaft Body: Patent Filed 2013.) EDUCATION:

Porter & Chester Institute, Wethersfield, CT

Vocational: Certified in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Mechanical course studies. Branford Hall Institute, Windsor, CT

Vocational: Certified in Mechanical Drafting standards and applications per Computer-Aided-Design.

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